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Njoto and The G30S Tragedy
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
APART from New Order books that incriminate all Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in the September 30 Movement (G30S) of 1965, most historians have found no involvement of Njoto in this revolutionary action. Sidelined for being too close to President Sukarno, senior PKI politician Njoto is the other side of the history of the G30S.
The Funniest People in Sports, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When future NFL player Pat Tillman was attending Arizona State, his coach, Bruce Snyder, planned to redshirt him, thus keeping him eligible to play college football for an additional year. Mr. Tillman told him, “You can do whatever you want with me, but in four years I’m gone. I’ve got things to do with my life.”
Confessions of a Journeyman Typesetter
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Author, printer, and libertine Rétif de la Bretonne ("the French pornographer") was among the most eccentric public figures of eighteenth-century France. Gérard de Nerval, drawn to such eccentrics, examines the life of the extraordinary man whose work the 1911 Britannica deems "unfit for general perusal."
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
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Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Genealogy 2013 The Ultimate Study In Genealogy Finding Your Elusive Ancestors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Use this book to answer the following questions: Where are the genealogical records that I need located? How do I secure the genealogical records that I need? When did my ancestor arrive in America? How do I use the genealogical records after I have secured them? How will I be able to do further genealogical research? In addition you will receive two FREE Polly Ann Lewis' Bonus Books!
Robin Williams: Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.
'Death, Thou shalt Die': The Life of John Donne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The greatest poet and the greatest preacher of his time, John Donne rose from poverty and obscurity to the position of Dean of St Paul's, a confident of King Charles and - his early poems too erotic to be published - a scourge of sinners whose daughter owned the most popular brothel in London.
The Little Red Thief - The True Story of Foxyloxy - An Orphaned Fox Cub
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Louise Wren was closing her bedroom curtains one night when she spotted a fox cub sitting alone and forlorn on her lawn in the dark. Realising it had been orphaned, she began to feed it, soon recruiting her grandchildren to help. So began an extraordinary relationship which changed Louise’s perception of foxes forever. She is now involved in the conservation of the animals she has come to love.
Prisons to Presidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
HOW A CONVICTED FELON WHO WAS WRITTEN OFF BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS ROSE TO THE HIGHER ECHELONS OF POWER AND WEALTH AND STEPS ON HOW ANYONE CAN CLIMB THE PYRAMID TO SUCCESS THROUGH SELF ACTUALIZATION.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano
Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.
Life of a Push Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Inside the Mind of Stephen Hawking: Quotes from a Scientific Genius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
It is rare that a scientist’s reputation transcends the world of science so much as to become a household name. Stephen Hawking, however, is one such example. This book contains some of Hawking’s views on a variety of topics in order to give an insight into the mind of this insightful and often humorous character.
Could You Be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Seductive, heartfelt, and gritty, Margarita M.'s "Could You be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars", is a stripped-down, honest account of longing, romance and survival. The story begins in the sterile room of an ER where Margarita recovers from a life-threatening illness. When she finally returns to “normal life” we discover the healing process has just begun.
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 ยท The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: G.K. Chesterton visited Broadway and Times Square at night when the scene was brightly lit by advertising signs. He gazed at the sight for a while, then said to a friend, “How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.”
Through A Mother's Eyes, The Dana White Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
Dana's mom worked hard to give him a better life, she raised him as a single mom to be a powerful and wealthy man. The man known by many as the king of mma. But now she questions at what cost.. "Sometimes in the pursuit of greatness we get lost. Dana's mom says the cost was too great." Marc Anthony, Ringside Report
So...This Is Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So…This is Grace Short description/smashword so…this is grace is a true story of a woman named grace. it follows her through the school years into adult life. she lived through some difficult times developing a strong character of integrity and survival. She came to recognize God’s unending love and care in her life.
Forced Reckoning — The Detailed Truth About How Mitt Romney’s Business Skeletons Became Barack Obama’s Winning Strategy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Forced Reckoning delves into politcs, labor issues, family struggles, and wealth inequity. The resounding message proved throughout the book is: You can achieve great things through commitment, change and a drive to do better things with your life. He details his link to Mitt Romney and how he became involved in Obama's re-election campaign.
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Skip and his wife Mary are in for a surprise with their move. Their neighbor has a secret—her pets are neglected. Skip steps in carefully to ensure their safety. The greatest gift comes in the form of Blackie. After some difficulty, Blackie becomes theirs and until the end, they love him unconditionally. What they didn’t expect, was that he would teach them a lesson in love.
Calvin and Courage - Under the cross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Book shows how Calvin, in 1553, displayed courage in the face of Servetus's heresy, the poor behaviour of the Libertines, and all while ministering to five young student ministers facing martyrdom. Establishes his credentials as a loving, caring pastor who refused to provide simplistic answers to life's most perplexing challenges. His letters to the young martyrs reveal a warm-hearted pastor.